Bronzed Foundation of Lincoln's Boyhood Home

Lincoln, Indiana

Foundation of Lincoln's Boyhood Home.

Loopiest Lincoln Landmarks.

You know that your story will live on through generations when someone goes to the trouble of bronzing the foundation of your childhood home. These crumbly ruins were uncovered in 1933, casts were quickly made, the original was crated and packed off somewhere (we hope), and now this exact metal replica belongs to the ages.

Indiana originally wanted to build a 150-foot-tall tower with a pipe organ on the site, but this is much weirder and better.

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Bronzed Foundation of Lincoln's Cabin

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Address:
Hwy 345/CR-300E, Lincoln City, IN
Directions:
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. I-64 exit 57. US 231 south around seven miles to Gentryville, then west on Hwy 162 for two miles. When you reach the Memorial, turn left onto dead-end Hwy 345/300 E for a half-mile to the parking area on the right. From the back of the parking area take the trail leading north (left) to the Cabin site.
Phone:
812-937-4541
Admission:
$3 per person, $5 family.
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